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APCO Wins Shamli – Ambala Expressway Package 2’s Work


APCO Infratech on Friday was declared as the lowest bidder to construct 38.9 km Package 2 of the 121.786 km Shamli – Ambala Expressway project in Uttar Pradesh and Haryana.

This 6 lane access-controlled highway by National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) will connect Gogwan Jalalpur village on the under construction 210 km Delhi – Dehradun Expressway with Sadopur village north of Ambala.

The project’s Detailed Project Report (DPR) was prepared by K & J Projects Pvt. Ltd. and it forms a significant segment of the upcoming 450 km Ludhiana – Bareilly Economic Corridor.

Package 2 with a bridge over the Yamuna River lies in Haryana and will connect Ranipur Barsi to Adhoya Musalmana.

NHAI had invited tenders for its construction under the Bharatmala Pariyojana program with a 2 year deadline and Rs. 811.22 crore estimate. Technical bids were opened in early July to reveal 9 bidders.

Financial Bid Values (Lowest 5)

Firm Bid (Rs. Crore)
APCO Infratech Pvt Ltd. 785
Constructora San Jose S.A. 789.39
G R Infraprojects Ltd. 896.87
Krishna Constellation Pvt. Ltd. 828
M G Contractors Pvt. Ltd. 1809.00

Package 2’s Brief Scope: Development of 6 Lane AC Highway from Ranipur Barsi Saharanpur dist to Adhoya Musalmana Ambala dist Ch. 45.500 to 84.400 of Shamli Ambala sec of Bareilly Ludhiana EC on EPC under BMP Ph-1 in Haryana Pkg-2

Shamli – Ambala Expressway’s route (view large) via NHAI’s tender documents – Detailed alignment can be viewed here on the government’s Environmental Clearance website.

APCO’s bid was 3.23% lower than NHAI’s estimate, so a contract should be awarded in the coming weeks.

Back in mid-July, Montecarlo emerged as the lowest bidder for 37.386 km Package 3 in Haryana’s Ambala District, and I hear Raj Shyama is the lowest bidder among 11 firms for 44.9 km Package 1 in Uttar Pradesh.

Details on this expressway along with a list of all packages and their status can be viewed here.

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